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-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Fwd: Contest Question
Date: Sun, 15 Feb 2004 00:21:07 -0500
From: Robert R. Snapp <[log in to unmask]>

> I have a question about counting the number of pieces in a given line.
>  If I am
> at position 44 on the board, and I want to move North, do I count the
> number of
> pieces that are both above AND below me (in the line between 14 and
> 84),

Yes. The total number of pieces on the board along the line of movement. So it
would be all the pieces above and below including the piece you are moving.